Welcome everyone! Book Terminal Tours is very excited to be kicking off our tour of The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim! We are featuring some amazing bloggers and bookstagrammers on this tour, so be sure to follow along with the schedule this week!
I’ve attached the list of bloggers and Instagrammers, but please be sure to check back at the official tour schedule for links every day!
The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling
1338656112 (ISBN13: 9781338656114)
Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)
An authentic novel about growing up in a migrant Asian family with a mother who is suffering from a debilitating mental illness.
Anna Chiu has her hands full. When she’s not looking after her brother and sister or helping out at her father’s restaurant, she’s taking care of her mother, whose debilitating mental illness keeps her in bed most days. Her father’s new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren’t right at home, she’s starting to feel like she could be a normal teen.
But when her mother finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as her mother’s condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other.
The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling is a heart-wrenching, true-to-life exploration through the often neglected crevices of culture, mental illness, and family. Its strong themes are balanced by a beautiful romance making it a feel-good, yet important read.
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